CAT scanner


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CAT scanner

n.
A CT scanner.
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The X-ray CAT scanner recently monitored breakthrough of a non-reactive solute in a macroporous soil.
If administrators want more money to make capital investments--for a new CAT scanner, for example--they must apply to the provinces negotiate with medical associations to establish how much doctors are allowed to charge for certain services.
We first used the CAT scanner at Emory University in Atlanta about three years ago,' Brahm Verma, one of the researchers, told SCIENCE NEWS.
4) The first clinical CAT scanner was presented by British engineer Godfrey Hounsfield in 1972.
This test is simply done with an Imatron electron beam CAT scanner (the fastest Computer Assisted Tomography scanner in the world) in about 10 minutes and costs about $400.
The reason for withdrawal was the lack of some facilities, such as a CAT scanner.
The 2007 class of inductees: LIVING - Paul Baran: Digital packet switching - Emmett Chappelle: Bioluminescence techniques - John Franz: Roundup(R) herbicide - Leroy Hood: DNA sequencer - Paul Lauterbur: Magnetic resonance imaging-MRI - Peter Mansfield: Magnetic resonance imaging-MRI - Robert Metcalfe: Ethernet POSTHUMOUS RECOGNITION - Allen Breed: Automotive airbag - David Cushman, Miguel Ondetti: Captopril - Donald Davies: Digital packet switching - William Goddard, John Lynott: Magnetic disk storage - Peter Goldmark: Long playing record - Maurice Hilleman: Vaccines - Godfrey Hounsfield: CAT scanner - Arthur Nobile: Prednisone - Otto Wichterle: Soft contact lens
The hospital itself, a well-maintained 800-bed unit, has a CAT scanner, shiny new dialysis machines and plenty of antibiotics and plasma.
I always heard Jackie talk about her company's MiniCAT, a unique CT scanner (also called a CAT scanner or Computed Tomography), so small that it can actually fit onsite - "in the physician's office" - directly where a patient is being treated.
5million Cat scanner in Mallow General Hospital has remained unused for the past two years because no staff are available to operate it.
To be exact, they were calling and asking for xCAT([R]), a compact medical CAT scanner that was born and raised in Michigan and designed for scanning specific areas of a patient's head.